A123 Claims Breakthrough Lithium Ion Battery TechnologyA123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced nanophosphate lithium iron phosphate batteries and systems, Tuesday introduced Nanophosphate EXT, a new lithium ion battery technology capable of operating at extreme temperatures without requiring thermal management. A123 employs more than 1,000 people at battery production plans in Livonia and Romulus.
A123 Recalling $55M In EV Batteries Made In LivoniaThe Massachusetts-based battery maker A123 Systems said Monday it will spend $55 million recalling defective automotive batteries made at its Livonia plant.
Chevrolet to Produce Spark EV All-Electric VehicleChevrolet Wednesday announced it will produce an all-electric version of the Chevrolet Spark mini-car, the Spark EV. It will be sold in limited quantities in select U.S. and global markets starting in 2013, including California.
GM Awards A123 Systems Contract for Future Battery PacksGeneral Motors has awarded a production contract to A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate lithium ion batteries and systems, for complete battery packs to be used in future GM electric vehicles to be sold in select global markets. The batteries will be built at A123's plant in Livonia